Who are Day Hospitals Australia?

Day Hospitals Australia is the peak body for the day hospital sector representing more than 220 day hospitals (and some small overnight facilities <100 beds) nationally.

We support and represent stand-alone day hospitals within the Australian health care environment by providing important information, facilitating communication between members, actively representing the sector on National and State committees, and advocating on behalf of members.

For more information visit: https://www.dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au/

How do you become a member of Day Hospitals Australia?

Learn more about becoming a member of Day Hospitals Australia by visiting our website https://www.dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au/become-a-member/ or contacting our Membership Manager Tania Baldock on (08) 8558 3764 or tania.baldock@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au

How much does it cost to attend the Conference?

Detailed information will become available on the registration page when the program is released.

When will the program be released?

The Conference Program is currently being developed by a group of dedicated volunteers and will feature keynote and international speakers, panel discussions, plenary sessions and workshops, that will examine the key issues facing the day hospital sector.

Registrations will open in May 2023. To receive regular updates email: Aasta.thomson@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au.

Will I receive CPD points by attending the conference?

The 2022 Day Hospitals Australia National Conference was endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing according to their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) CPD Program. We hope to offer similar CPD Points in 2023.

What is included in the cost of my registration?

A full conference registration provides you access to all of the plenary presentations, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, drinks and meals during all breaks and social and networking events including the Welcome lunch, Conference Dinner and evening cocktail reception.

Day and half day registrations provide you with access to all plenary presentations, keynote speakers and meals on the day of your registration. Social events can be purchased separately.

What if I have special dietary requirements?

Please enter any dietary requirements you may have when registering online. If you have forgotten to do so, please email dha@conferenceprofessionals.com.au or phone 1300 973 180

What is the attire for the Conference?

The recommended attire is business or business casual.

Can I attend the conference for only one day?

Yes – for those unable to attend the whole conference, half-day and day registrations will be available to purchase once registrations open.

Will there be a virtual component to the Conference?

As of right now, there will not be a virtual option if you are not able to travel to Brisbane.

I’m interested in volunteering for the Conference, what do I do?

Day Hospitals Australia invites a limited number of volunteers to assist with selection of speakers and development of the Conference Program. For more information about being involved email: Aasta.thomson@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au

How do I find out about exhibiting at the Conference?

Full details of available Sponsorship & Trade packages and a link to our booking portal can be found on our website here.

What is the schedule for exhibitors?

Build / bump in – 9am – 12pm on Wednesday 30 August 2023

Pack up – after morning tea on Friday 1 September 2023 – approx. 11:45am

The exhibition area will be open to delegates:

  • 12:30pm – 7pm Wednesday 30 August (including the Welcome Lunch and Evening Reception)
  • 8am – 5pm Thursday 31 August
  • 8am – 11:45am – Friday 1 September